Why Your Old-Fashioned Contract Process Is Destroying Your Business

Why Your Old-Fashioned Contract Process Is Destroying Your Business

Recently, a friend who is a General Counsel reached out for a demo of my company’s product. He asked me to sign an NDA before we discussed details, and I experienced what many of us go through on a daily basis: I opened the email’s attachment, only to discover it was the wrong contract. After a few messages back and forth, I finally got the correct NDA, but I still had to download it to my computer, print it, sign ....

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Legal Digital Transformation: Time to Think Like the Business

Legal Digital Transformation: Time to Think Like the Business

It has been a challenging 18 months.  Pandemics, lockdowns, floods, fires, storming of the Capitol, Brexit, food shortages …  an apocalyptic list, almost like an overly inclusive force majeure clause.  I don’t wish to sound glib; the human cost of these events, Coronavirus in particular, has been significant, with many lives tragically impacted.  As we emerge into a brighter future, it seems that we will need to learn to live with unpredictability, in both our personal and professional lives.  The ....

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The Role of Data Strategy in Driving Competitive Advantage, Productivity, and Profitability

The Role of Data Strategy in Driving Competitive Advantage, Productivity, and Profitability

Developing your data strategy might not be on your priority list right now, but converting your organization to be a data-driven business could be just the transformation you need to bounce back. Hindsight, as they say, is 2021; and we are already finding that this year has proved illuminating for many organizations who, under mounting contractual questions from clients and pressure on their bottom line, have realized how valuable an asset a data strategy could be for their business. But ....

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The Four Factors Behind A Successful LegalTech Implementation

The Four Factors Behind A Successful LegalTech Implementation

When it comes to introducing new software, we may be conditioned to see the glass as half-empty: According to a study reported by CIO magazine, 75 percent of business and IT executives said their projects were often “doomed right from the start.” It doesn’t have to be this way. And, frankly, given what is at stake in the arena of LegalTech – from regulatory deadlines to litigation discovery to contract terms – it cannot be this way. To ensure success ....

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JUTA Reinvents Itself and Inspires Possibilities in a Digital World

JUTA Reinvents Itself and Inspires Possibilities in a Digital World

South Africa’s preeminent education, academic and legal information publishing house, Juta, is reinventing itself as the go-to provider of legal technology platforms, tools for lifelong learning and solutions to grow businesses under the banner of, “Inspiring Possibilities Together”. Under this impassioned theme, Juta looks to further perpetuate meaningful change in the lives of students; academics; the business and legal fraternity by highlighting its extensive digital presence that complements the publisher’s vast library of subject matters. “For more than 160 years ....

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